Young Elementary School

  • Young Elementary School serves 858 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 13% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 16% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Young Elementary School's student population of 858 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students858 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Young Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Young Elementary School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#3120 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Young Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Young Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
13%
26%
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Black
87%
17%
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White
n/a
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Young Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 1996-97 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Young Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Young Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.230.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Young Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Young Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity of Chicago SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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